The Washington State Patrol reported Marty Finan, 48, of Connell, was injured in a two car accident at 11:29 p.m. Saturday.
Finan was driving his 2009 Crown Victoria sedan northbound on Highway 395 near Hildebrand when he stopped at a red light. His car was struck from behind by a 2003 GMC pickup driven by Jesus Leon Linares, 41, of Roberts, Idaho.
Finan was taken to Kennewick General Hospital by the Washington State Patrol, where he was treated and later released.
Linares was not injured, nor were his passengers, Luis Murillo Linares, 22, and Juan Murillo Linares, 22, both of Roberts, Idaho.
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According to the state patrol, the accident was caused by inattention, and it is under investigation.